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Sampler, ca. 1860

This is a Sampler. It was made by Mrs. Barnard. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is linen, cotton and its technique is cross stitch embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by William H. Mathers and Myra Mathers. It is credited Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W x D: 26 × 50.2 × 2.5 cm (10 1/4 × 19 3/4 × 1 in.)

It is inscribed

Mrs. Barnard her work age 83 for my dear old friends Mr. and Mrs. Hurley

Cite this object as

Sampler, ca. 1860; Made by Mrs. Barnard ; linen, cotton; Frame H x W x D: 26 × 50.2 × 2.5 cm (10 1/4 × 19 3/4 × 1 in.); Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers; 2003-14-20

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